Sarasota, Osprey & Nokomis: 941-953-0000 North Port, Venice and Englewood 941-492-4300
The Journeys program is an adolescent substance use treatment and aftercare program that provides outreach, in-home on–site treatment and recovery support services to primarily two different groups of adolescents in Sarasota County:
Youths who live in the community and present significant substance use problems that lead to crisis emergency room admissions and are at risk for a more restrictive environment.
Youths who have completed a residential substance abuse treatment program and will be re-entering the community.
Journeys staff overcome common treatment barriers such as transportation by meeting with clients in the community and around their family’s schedules, whether at the client’s school or home.
This program is offered at no cost to families and is partially funded by the Florida Department of Children and Families.
Drugs, alcohol-suicide and behavioral education.
Our evidence-based prevention programs are designed to target the youth population. We offer a variety of free classes that include topics regarding the prevention of drugs and alcohol, peer pressure, staying healthy, communication, social relationships, bullying and the influence that social media has on today’s generation. We offer four curriculums:
- Too Good For Drugs (High School and Middle School)
- Marijuana Download the Facts
- Say It Straight
- SPORT Wellness
The curriculums cover the following topics: Drugs and Alcohol, Social Skills/Relationships, Goal Setting, Decision Making, Healthy Living, Bullying, Media Messages, Peer Pressure/Self-Esteem Communication.